Mvule Community Development - Kalitumba

Visit by Alex Bamulumbye on 2021-04-09

Report ID
Created by
Alex Bamulumbye
Created date
2021-04-09 12:21:59 UTC
Modified by
Alex Bamulumbye
Modified date
2021-04-13 07:47:27 UTC
Trip Time
11:00-17:25 (6 h 25 m)
Village Time
12:50-15:30 (2 h 40 m)
Travel Time
3 h 45 m

Mvule Community Development lesson

How Many Men Attended
How Many Women Attended
Staff Attendees
Alex Bamulumbye 
Government Attendees
Visitor Attendees
Total Attendance
Mvule Community Development 
Lesson Taught
how to plant 
Alex B met the community members of Kalitumba how they will plant trees from Kibo Group. When he arrived,he was received by James the Lc1 and Dina the chairperson for stoves in their community. They had a walk around to remind the community about the meeting. Alex B also used that time to observe the community basically how much trees are in that village.The community grow groundnuts as one of their cash crops. He was told that because the crop do not like grow under shades lead to few trees.He noted that the community needed to be taught how they can have the trees while growing their crops. They later managed to get to the meeting place and the community members were there ready for the meeting. The meeting began with prayer that was led by one of the community members. The Lc1 gave his welcome remarks as he thanked them for turning up for the meeting. Alex B told them that as he was going around their village.He noted they need to plant trees.He said trees can last long before are harvested and some that are for a short period. He told them as they need to prepare themselves ready to plant the trees. They were told that those to plant trees should be ready to dig holes where they will plant them. The family should agree and be ready to receive the trees .The mvule tree need space for some reasons. It grow big and tall. The tree is not good to planted near the buildings or where they hope to build houses, It does not need to be planted close to path or roads. The measures or space in between depends how one use the land. The best distance from one to another is thirty meters because crops to do good in between the space.The holes should be 2ft wide 2ft long and 2ft deep. The musizi their measures from one to another at least should in between ten meters to allow crops to good with them. David asked for three hundred mvule and musizi. He was advised to dig twenty holes all together. Another community member was concerned with insecticide for spring the trees. He was told that let them receive the tree and plant them as they look forward to have leaders .They promised to dig holes . 
Next Visit
2021-04-16 - Purpose: To continue with the lesson of how to plant the trees .I will also look at the holes the members have dug them and advise how to make it better. To mobilize them for selecting the committee.
Program Success
Not yet
Program Critical Needs
The community to dig holes for planting trees.
Program Ownership
The good turn up for the meeting
Other Program Observations
Program Expected Of Village
To be digging holes for planting the trees
Program Staff Preparations Next Visit
To call the chairperson and remind him of my next visit

Report Photos

18222 Kalitumba Alex B was teaching the community the measurements for planting the mvule and musizi trees.
18225 Kalitumba —- The chairperson Lc1 of the village welcomed the community and reminded them to attend meetings.